Ilminster Arts Centre At The Meeting House

Ilminster Arts Centre At The Meeting House
East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AN
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Amy Roberts, Richard Exall Quintet

High octane jazz from a quintet whose 2016 album 'Hodge-Stic' comes highly recommended by the critics. Multi-instrumentalists Amy and Richard perform an eclectic range of music on clarinet, saxophone and flute, described by as "lively, energetic jazz that makes people smile". Pre-show supper served at 7pm, (£14 must be…

Fri 29 Sep

£16 / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

A Christmas Carol

The Alan Barnes Octet. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol retold through the medium of jazz. Just as Scrooge's ghosts take him on a tour of his life, so the movements of this suite seem each to have a benevolent presiding ghost, celebrating the spirit of jazz greats past and present.

Fri 15 Dec

£25 / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Christmas Collection

Sumptuous showcase of hand-crafted gifts. Browse and buy from a carefully curated array of work by West Country makers and find gift inspiration in our display of distinctive textiles, ceramics, jewellery, accessories, homewares, pictures and much more.

Mon 27 Nov

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 28 Nov

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 29 Nov

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 20 more dates until 22 Dec

Classic Jazz

Classic Jazz is a 7-piece band formed with the original sounds of New Orleans jazz in mind. Led by Steve Graham on trumpet, and featuring Mike Denham on piano, John Wurr on clarinet and Dave Martin on second cornet. A return visit to the Arts Centre by this hugely popular outfit.

Fri 8 Dec

£16 / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Dave Newton, Andy Panayi, Percy Persglove

Multi award winner Dave Newton returns to the Arts Centre, this time with two more players with the very best of reputations. The combination of baritone sax player Andy Panayi paired with trumpet player Percy Persglove,Baritone sax player promises an evening of fascinating and dynamic jazz in store. Pre-show supper…

Fri 27 Oct

£16 / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

From Rags To Riches

Jazz pianist Mike Denham takes a tour through 100 years of American popular music from Scott Joplin's rags to the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller and many more. A renowned raconteur, Mike brings the history of jazz alive in this hugely entertaining show.

Fri 24 Nov

£12 / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Jam Experiment

Young rising jazz stars play a free gig at Ilminster Arts Centre. Highly rated by critics and fellow musicians alike (including Jamie Cullum and Alan Barnes), this band is definitely one to watch. Highly accomplished playing, great arrangements with terrific swing. Although this is a free gig, a donation of £5 per person…

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Ken Peplowski & Julian Stringle

The 'Kings of Clarinet' come to Ilminster Arts Centre, with the Craig Milverton Trio. A stunning line up that brings together top US clarinettist Ken Peplowski (who has played with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and Benny Goodman's last band), and his UK counterpart Julian Stringle. Pre-show supper served at 7pm (£14, must be…

Fri 13 Oct

£18 / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Light

The Artists 303 group returns to Ilminster Arts Centre to 'trip the light fantastic' in a vibrant and eclectic show of new work themed around 'light'. Paint, print, collage, stitch and artists' books.

Mon 2 Oct

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 3 Oct

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 4 Oct

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 21 more dates until 28 Oct

Neroche Artists

A mixed show of work by the Somerset based Neroche Artists. Work in a variety of styles and mediums, with something for everyone to enjoy.

Mon 30 Oct

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 31 Oct

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 1 Nov

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 21 more dates until 25 Nov

South Somerset Embroiderers' Guild Ruby Exhibition

Celebrating 40 years of the South Somerset Embroiderers' Guild. A display of 'ruby' themed embroidery in the Gallery Cafe.

Mon 27 Nov

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 28 Nov

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 29 Nov

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 20 more dates until 22 Dec

Take Five

Group exhibition by five Somerset artists featuring work in a variety of media, including mixed media textiles and 'sculpted books'. Participating artists: Chris Ackerman, Deborah Kolombos, Sheena Loveday, Dickon O'Hagan, Andrew Sutton.

Mon 25 Sep

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Tue 26 Sep

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Wed 27 Sep

Free / 01460 55783

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

A Tribute To Trad

The Pedigree Jazz band returns to Ilminster Arts Centre for an evening of tip top trad. Playing the hits of Barber, Ball, Bilk and many more. Enjoy a delicious pre-show supper.

Fri 10 Nov

£14 / 01460 55783

  • 20:00 – 22:30

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